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School Board Agenda : November 21 , 2016

 

JOINT BOARD MEETING AGENDA

Ames Community School District and United Community School District
November 21, 2016

Board members will assemble in the Board Room, District Offices Building, 2005 24th Street, on Monday, November 21 at 5:30 p.m. for a joint meeting with the United Community School District Board.

(The Board respectfully requests that all cellular phones be turned off during the meeting.)

Click for a Printable Version of the November 21st , 2016 joint board meeting agenda 

5:30:pm 1. Call to Order.  
    Approval of Agenda Reading of Mission Statement.

The mission of the Ames Community Schools is to ensure that all learners develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, values, and personal esteem necessary to grow in and shape a changing society.

 
    Introduction of Directors from Both Districts. Board Presidents.  
   

Discussion/Information Item(s) 
a.     Communications/Weather Issues
b.     Facilities
c.     General Discussion Questions

 
6:25 pm   

Adjournment

 

BOARD AGENDA
Ames Community School District
November 21, 2016

Board members will assemble in the Board Room, 2005 24th Street, on Monday, November 21 at 6:30 p.m. for a regular meeting.

(The Board respectfully requests that all cellular phones be turned off during the meeting.)

Click here for a printable version of the November 21, 2016 agenda

 
Approx. Time   Item  
6:30:pm 1. Call to Order.  
  2.    
6:35 pm 3. Public forum. District residents, students, parents/guardians of students, and staff members may address the Board about any topic relevant to the District. Speakers must sign up at the beginning of the meeting and each speaker is limited to three minutes per board meeting.  If necessary, the Board President may need to reduce the three-minute time limit to accommodate more speakers in the 20 minutes allotted. The Board may approve an extension of the 20-minute time allocation to allow all speakers up to three-minutes. We ask speakers to remember that Iowa law prohibits the Board from discussing specific employees or students or their performance. Student speakers will state their name and school. Others will state their name and address  
  Discussion / Information  Item(s)
6:55 pm  4.

Art Program Update. Mary Morton. Exhibit D-1.

 
7:10 pm  5. Board Security Ad Hoc Committee. Tim Taylor and Rodney Briggs.
Exhibit D-2.
 
7:30 pm  6. Board Committee Reports. Luke Deardorff. Exhibit D-3.  
7:40 pm  7.  Policies for Discussion. Rodney Briggs and Tim Rasmussen. Exhibit D-4.

BCE, Board Committees

KG, Community Use of School Facilities

 
7:50 pm  8.  Policies to Announce. Rodney Briggs and Tim Rasmussen. Exhibit D-5.

Written comments will be accepted in the Superintendent’s Office through November 30.

GCI, Certified & Administrative Staff Assignments and Transfers

GDI, Support Staff Assignments and Transfers

GDL, Support Staff Professional Development Opportunities

 
  Consent Item(s) (All items listed under Consent will be enacted by one motion.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a motion is made and approved, prior to the time Board members vote on the consent items, to remove the item from the Consent Items for further discussion.)
7:55 pm  9.

Minutes of the regular Board meetings held November 7, 2016. Chris Stensland.

 
  10.

Claims and Payroll for October 2016. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-1.

 
  11.

Financial Reports for October 2016. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-2.

 
  12. Personnel Report. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-3.  
  13. Gift(s) to the District. Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-4.  
  14.

Contract(s)/Agreement(s). Exhibit C-5.

a. Agreement with Asset Services to Conduct an Inventory of Fixed Assets. Chris Stensland. Exhibit C-5a.

b.     Cooperative Agreement with Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ for a student teacher placement.Exhibit C-5b.

 
  15.

Continuous Open Enrollment Application(s). Tim Taylor. Exhibit C-6.

 
  Action  Item(s)
8:05 pm 16.

Policies for Approval. Rodney Briggs and Tim Rasmussen. Exhibit A-1.

ABD/KCA, Parent Involvement

IGAC, Teaching About Religion

INB, Teaching About Controversial Issues

JFG, Inspections and Searches

KT, Volunteering in Our Schools

 
8:05 pm 17. Change Order(s): Maintenance/Bus Storage Facility. Gerry Peters. Exhibit A-2.  
8:10 18. SBRC Request. Chris Stenland. Exhibit A-3.  
  19. Change Order(s): Fellows Project. Steve Lang, TOK. Exhibit A-4.  
  Board and Staff Item(s)
8:20 pm 20. Items from the Board.  
  21. Items from the Staff.  
  22. Board Planning Calendar. Tim Taylor. Exhibit B-1.  
8:30 pm   Adjourn
 
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